Master Data Specialist

Division: IT
Job location: Remote - Alberta, Ontario & Quebec 
Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday  - Friday
Employment type: Temporary employment (12-month contract)


A little about us

Hi, we’re Aurora Cannabis, and we’re so excited to meet you!


We’re a global cannabis company with operations across Europe and North and South America. We’re driven by our passion to help people improve their lives and have a diverse team who bring their best every day, so Aurora can be the cannabis provider of choice for patients and consumers.  We love our work, and we especially love our high quality, innovative brands that make up the Aurora family – from Aurora, Aurora Drift, San Rafael ’71, Greybeard and Whistler.


Our people combined with our collective passion for the industry is what makes Aurora a special place to work and defines what we call our “A-Team”. We are a high-performing team of cannabis experts, innovators, and champions, that work, learn and win together. We think BIG, act BOLD and execute with PURPOSE in all that we do, and will stop at nothing to cultivate the ultimate cannabis experience for our community.


Job summary

Are you an ambitious professional with experience in Data Management? Do you excel in a collaborative space where you can work with others to collect, review and transform data into best-in-class solutions that drive results? Does the idea of working in a remote space with cannabis innovators, experts and champions sound exciting? If so, it’s time to plant your roots with us!


We’re searching for a motivated professional to plant their roots with us as a Master Data Specialist. In this role, you will report into the Manager IT, Master Data Management and strengthen the drive to improve the quality, accuracy and integrity of the master data program that will enable our success and allow us to open the world to cannabis. Sound exciting? Here is a little more…

As a Master Data Specialist, you will…

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product innovation, marketing, procurement, and supply planning, to gather and validate product information, specifications, pricing, and other relevant data
  • Work closely with the business to ensure data integrity, quality, and accuracy
  • Analyze big data to identify patterns and trends and translate them into recommendations and solutions
  • Conduct regular audits of the master data to identify and correct any errors, inconsistencies, or discrepancies
  • Create and maintain KPI metric reports and scorecards
  • Create data cleansing templates to facilitate analysis and cleansing process

You will be setup for success if you have…

  • Post secondary education in Data Management or a related field (we would also welcome an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience)
  • 3 + years of relevant work experience gathering, analyzing, cleansing, and interpreting data through Excel with ability to create macros (bonus points if you have Python experience)
  • Familiarity with item master data management, bill of materials (BOM) structuring, and costing methodologies and ability to work with unstructured data
  • Strong working knowledge of ERP concepts (Sage X3 a plus) and product data

You’re the ideal candidate because…

  • You are a strong communicator that can convey complex data in engaging formats through various channels for diverse audiences
  • You are a strategic professional with an analytical mindset that can transform data into tangible strategies to improve processes and drive business value
  • You are an energetic and motivated individual with a passion for excellence and are excited by the opportunity to grow with Aurora
  • You are a natural navigator that can adapt quickly to changing priorities and demonstrate strong attention to detail when shifting to meet demands

With us, you'll find a place where you belong and love where you work with perks like remote work opportunities, flexible hours, virtual happy hours, coffee chats, professional development advancements, 420 celebrations and more! We will go above and beyond to prioritize your success and provide you with meaningful career opportunity to help you #GrowWithAurora. Learn more about Life@Aurora by visiting our Careers Page - Careers - Aurora Global Leader in Cannabis (

Next steps
Apply today by submitting your resume through our website. You can expect your application to be reviewed by our Talent Acquisition Team and we will contact you if we see a fit via email.

Think you’re the ideal candidate but you don’t meet all the requirements? Apply anyways. We would love to review your application to see if you’re the right fit or find you an alternative opportunity. 
Not the role for you? Share this posting with your network while subscribing to our Talent Community to learn more about upcoming opportunities (hot tip: if you are an Aurora employee, take advantage of the employee referral program by sharing this posting with someone in your network! If they are the successful candidate, you may be eligible for a bonus!).


Diversity and inclusion
At Aurora, we are proud to foster and celebrate a diverse community of professionals! We take pride in nurturing an inclusive culture that empowers our people to be their authentic selves, celebrate their differences and love where they work.

Our diverse community combined with our inclusive culture, is what sets us apart in the industry and equips our A-Team with superpowers – and this is why, we encourage all candidates to apply for job opportunities regardless of race, national origin, colour, religion, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital and family status, disability, or any other identifying characteristic. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site or alternate format of job posting) during the recruitment and selection process, please do not hesitate to let our team know!

Health and safety

If applicable, Aurora Human Resources will contact you via your email address provided. We do not contact candidates over Facebook or other Social Media apps. You will never be requested to provide confidential information such as banking information or your Social Insurance Number in the interview process.





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